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The Scottish Community Drama Association (SCDA) enthusiastically supports and encourages the development of theatre arts and drama in the volunteer-led sector by promoting high quality standards and best practice amongst our members.

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2015 Scottish Youth Final
congratulations Palace Players - Scottish Youth Champions


To Kirkintilloch Players on winning the Howard De Walden trophy at the British Final of the One-act Play Festival.
The team performed Her Slightest Touch written by Torben Betts, at the festival, held in the Wilde Theatre Bracknell.
At the Scottish Final held on Orkney in April, Kirkintilloch won the coveted Wheatley Tassie; the Connie Fisher trophy (best direction); the Grampian TV trophy (best set design) with the same play.

Scottish Youth Final

Congratulations to the Palace Players for their outstanding performance of Down Came The Rain by Burgess Clark. They collected the Quidi Vidi Trophy for first place at the Scottish Youth Final, held at the Lochgelly Centre on Saturday 20th June. A fuller report will appear soon.

We continually organise and promote popular and successful festivals, run playwriting competitions and offer training in all aspects of theatre including: acting, set design and construction, costume and make up. You can keep updated on all of these events online or by reading our monthly newsletter or our quarterly in-house magazine, ‘Scene’. We also have thousands of plays available on loan to members which are housed in 3 libraries across Scotland.

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The SCDA is proud to have members of all ages (from 8 to over 80!) from all over Scotland and offer a warm welcome to anyone interested in any aspect of amateur theatre.

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Founded in 1926, the Scottish Community Drama Association support and promotes amateur drama throughout Scotland.
Scottish charity SC021397